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Trump threatens 20% tariff on European Union cars

President Trump threatened to escalate a trade war with Europe by imposing a 20 percent tariff on all U.S. imports of European Union-assembled cars, a month after the administration launched an investigation into whether auto imports pose a national security threat.
■ Russia may slap duties on U.S. cars, light trucks
■ How Trump's trade crusade could hit automakers in America
■ BMW and Audi dealers call Trump tariff plans 'scary' and 'tragic'
■ Daimler cuts 2018 profit outlook as tariffs strike U.S.-made SUVs
■ German automakers willing to drop all tariffs with U.S., report says

Can regulators keep up with the pace of self-driving tech?

Critics fear government authorities are falling behind in evaluating and approving guidelines for road readiness of self-driving technologies.

GM bets on a diesel revival

This northern Italian industrial city of Turin is home to a key operation in General Motors' drive to reduce fuel consumption in its combustion engines in the U.S. and globally.

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Why GM shifting the roles of Reuss and Ammann is a home run

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Daimler names sales, HR expert Karen Adt as new Smart boss

Daimler executive Karen Adt will become the head of the Smart brand, succeeding Annette Winkler, who is stepping down after eight years running the brand.

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GM bets on a diesel revival

This northern Italian industrial city of Turin is home to a key operation in General Motors' drive to reduce fuel consumption in its combustion engines in the U.S.

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CarMax profits rise on tax-rate change

CarMax's profits rose in the quarter ended May 31 largely because of a lower income tax rate, the nation's largest used-car retailer said Friday.

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Ford plots future in a relic of Detroit's past

Ford plans a one-of-a-kind research and engineering campus in Detroit, including 2,500 employees working in a grandiose former train depot to develop the vehicles of the future.
■ BLOG: Why buying an old train station will be Bill Ford's greatest act
■ From Cork to Corktown: Depot builds on Ford's Irish roots
■ Transcript: Bill Ford on automaker's way forward in Detroit


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